Labour starts petition to stop Lee Anderson watching England euros final

Labour has started a petition encouraging Conservative MP Lee Anderson to continue his England football match boycott ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2020 final. The MP for Ashfield has refused to watch England matches in protest at the players taking the knee before kick-off. Labour has cheekily suggested that he has been the jinx all along,… Read more »

New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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MDU and CORESS partner to promote safety in surgical practice

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with the Confidential Reporting System for Surgery (CORESS) an independent charity which promotes safety in surgical practice in the NHS and the private sector. Founded in 2005, CORESS receives confidential incident reports from surgeons and theatre staff. These confidential… Read more »

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Government ‘failing’ to engage public on climate change targets

The government is failing to take the public with it on the journey to net-zero carbon emissions, a committee of MPs has warned. Despite hosting the global climate conference COP26 later this year, and setting ambitious emissions reduction targets, the MPs found that public engagement so far has been “insufficient”. They also highlighted the need… Read more »